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Health Benefits of Installing A/C and HVAC Systems

Published on: September 11, 2018

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We all know about certain benefits of installing air conditioning or other HVAC systems in your home or commercial building. Having these systems around can allow you to change the temperature so that your environment is more comfortable, and some systems such as hot water heaters and commercial fridges are not only beneficial, they’re also necessary to keep our businesses running and our lives less complicated.

Did you know there are more benefits than those? It’s true! In fact, A/C and the other HVAC systems we install and repair at our company can offer some health benefits in addition to the temperature related ones. Learn for yourself what those benefits consist of.


Getting too hot or too cold can result in some pretty bad illnesses! A fan or A/C is not only useful when there’s a heat wave. In the event you have caught a cold or are exhausted, feeling overheated or not warm enough while in these situations can be disastrous to your own health. Being able to change the temperature—and thus, having access to an HVAC system in the first place—can prevent you from feeling worse and speed up your recuperation time.

Indoor Air Quality

Everyone with an allergy knows how hard it is to live your life comfortably if there’s no way to lessen the allergens from affecting your day. With this in mind, many A/C and HVAC systems are now built with filters to help insects, parasites, pollen, debris, and dust from getting in the air and our lungs. Humidifiers are also available and can be attached to furnaces to improve air quality in the winter.

When it comes to keeping our indoor air clean, HVAC systems and A/C are definitely handy to have around. So long as the system itself is well-maintained and cleaned regularly, it can even improve the air quality that existed before.

Protection Against Dust Buildup

Dust is the #1 enemy that both computer owners and people with allergies must prevent from building up. This is why HVAC systems can be useful to have around. Not only will the ventilation in the systems take care of your computers’ health but also your own peace of mind. Installing HVAC systems such as A/C can protect a computer from overheating as well (not just yourself). For more information on this benefit, check out our previous blog post on the subject.

Comfort Levels

A/C and HVAC systems can keep us from sweating too much or freezing up, minimizing the risk of colds, infections, and temperature-related health risks such as hypothermia and heatstroke. Cool air is also known to improve productivity and physical activity in general, thus improving our own livelihoods.

Be sure the air isn’t too cold though! If it is, not only will that force the system to work harder than it should, but also it can dry out your skin.

Stay healthy and happy, and let us know if you need assistance with your current systems! At Rep-Air Heating And Cooling we provide our customers with many options that will best suit your needs from heating and cooling to refrigeration. Contact us today for your complimentary quote: 1-778-728-1476 or and don’t forget to take a look at our website: Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for free giveaways!

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